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ID number:  BIRBI-R1802
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Volusian; Trebonianus Gallus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  251-253
Metal:  Silver; Copper
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.72
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2685. From the Dorchester Hoard, purchased from Mr C. W. Peck, 1950.
BIRBI-R1802.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Volusian, wearing radiate crown and extended sideburns, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, veiled and draped, standing facing l., raising both hands; altar, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CHF C VIB VOLVSIHNO AVG (Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusian Augustus). Reverse: PIHTΛS AVGG (Piety of the Emperors)

Bibliography:  RIC IV 182

Notes:  Probably silvered (can see copper around legend).

5 Related People

Dorchester Hoard



Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Trebonianus Gallus
Roman
206
253
Volusian
Roman

253
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